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George Town Revitalisation celebrates Cayman Art Week Central with the return of Art in the City, Friday May 24th

Arts and Culture 20 May, 2024 Follow News

At Carlos V Garcia Gallery part of the Thursday CAW West Tour

The George Town Revitalisation Initiative, managed under the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing, Infrastructure, Transport & Development, is delighted to present Art in the City, the centerpiece event of the fourth annual Cayman Art Week Central from May 22-26. This year’s Cayman Art Week is set to be the biggest yet, featuring 15 galleries, 11 studios, and 14 pop-up exhibitions spanning all three Cayman Islands.

Minister Johany ‘Jay’ Ebanks comments, “Cayman Art Week and Art in the City are key components of our vision to celebrate and expand the cultural richness of the Cayman Islands. These events not only showcase the diverse talents of our local artists but also create vital connections within our community and with visitors from around the world. We are proud to support this vibrant celebration of creativity, which contributes significantly to our islands’ cultural and economic vitality.”

Join us on Friday, May 24th, for the popular ‘Art in the City’ happy hour from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Cardinall Avenue, courtesy of The Ministry PAHITD & George Town Revitalisation.

Following the happy hour, all are encouraged to take advantage of complimentary bus tours running on a loop from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. These tours will explore some of the city’s most innovative and engaging art venues.

Cayman Art Week showcases the broad spectrum of creative venues and talented artists across the islands, from painting and pottery to installations and interventions. With all venues free and open to the public, and artists present at many of the week’s events, Cayman Art Week offers a unique opportunity for the public to engage directly with the vibrant arts community. Art lovers will also find a variety of works for sale, catering to every budget.

Event Highlights Include:

Art in the City Happy Hour: Begin the evening with a festive gathering on Cardinall Avenue.

Complimentary Bus Tours: From 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, enjoy guided tours of top galleries and art spaces including Ngara Galleries, Guy Harvey Gallery, Claire at the Beach, and many more.

Diverse Art Exhibitions: Participate in a wide range of art events showcasing everything from traditional techniques to contemporary art forms.

Meet the Artists: At many venues, you can engage directly with the artists, offering a personal look into their creative processes.

Art for Every Budget: Choose from a variety of artworks for sale, and find unique pieces that cater to all tastes and budgets.

This event underscores the fruitful collaboration between the George Town Revitalisation Initiative and the Cayman Islands’ art community, reinforcing our commitment to enriching the cultural landscape and providing dynamic experiences for both residents and visitors.


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